WordPress or Hand Coded – The Pros and Cons for Web Development

WordPress or Hand-coded? That is the question. At least, it is the most critical question when you first decide to hire a web development company in Toronto. Neither option is best for all individuals or businesses under all circumstances. Instead, it depends on...

How Good Design and a Low Bounce Rate Go Hand-in-hand?

Simply put, your bounce rate is calculated by analyzing how many users that visit your site leave it without visiting other website pages or interacting with the page in another way. A high bounce rate typically means your site is not targeted, relevant, or engaging...

How Much Does It Cost To Develop a Website?

How Much Does It Cost To Develop a Website? No matter who you are, no matter what business you have, no matter whether you’re operating locally or on a global scale – if you don’t have a website, you’re competing with one hand tied behind your back. Not only can...

How Does a Slow Website Affect Your Organic Search Engine Rankings?

How does a slow website affect your organic search engine rankings? Ever heard the statistic: “75% of people never make it past the first page of Google.”? How about the fact that the first 5 organic results take up over two-thirds of all SERP clicks? With millions of...

What Do All Those Typography Terms Mean Anyway?

Having trouble with the meaning of all those typography terms? Well, look no further! Check out this comprehensive typographic glossary of terms by Canva in their article, A Beautifully Illustrated Glossary of Typographic Terms You Should...

What is Programmatic Emailing?

The world is becoming more personalized as businesses and brands move closer and closer toward a one-on-one interaction with each of it’s audiences. Web sites have already stored cookies on your computer to collect information about your interests as you search the...

Architectural Designers Need an Online Portfolio

Anyone in a creative business field needs an online portfolio. For writers it’s a portfolio of writing clips, for photographers it’s samples of their photography projects. For other like graphic designers, web designers and architectural designers it can include...

Did You Forget to Make Your 2020 Marketing Plan?

Yes, 2020 is right around the corner and yet that marketing plan is no where to be seen. But don’t worry it’s not too late. If you make your plan in January you still have the rest of the year to implement it. Need help? Don’t be afraid to call blackDot.ca today, you...

When Is It Time for a Website Redesign?

You have spent time, money and considerable effort starting your business. You have nurtured your creation to help it grow and you have spent every minute dreaming about the happy customers and healthy business. You have done so well at accomplishing your dream that...